Dates: July 14-July 18

Day: Monday- Friday

Sessions: 5

Course Description: Discover photography through the digital camera to understand composition, the effects of light, and color within a photograph.  Examine the MFA’s photography collection and working in the galleries to inspire your own work to create compelling images.  Learn different photography genres such as portraits, still life, documentary and more. Requirement: a digital camera.


Required Materials:
A Digital Camera. It is important to have a digital camera with manual control over the exposure controls of aperatureshutter-speedISO and focus.


DSLR (Digital Single-Lens Reflex) cameras
These cameras have a body and separate, interchangeable lenses and many accessory options.
The DSLR type camera is highly recommended for these classes.

"pro-sumer" "superzoom" or "bridge" cameras
These have a small body and one fixed zoom lens. Not as versatile but okay.
This type of camera will do in a pinch.

"point & shoot" or "compact" camera
These are fine but lack any interchangeability or options or options for additional accessories like flash.
Not recommended.


Instructor: TBA